6 December 2022
Metabolic Flexibility

Brain fog & midlife weight gain is so readily attributed to the menopause, but why is this? And what can we do about it? Certainly ramping up your dose HRT to higher and higher doses isn’t the solution - read on!

22 November 2022
Period Piggy Bank

A woman’s period is a sign of health, a blessing - not a curse! And I am on a mission for this message to be delivered in schools and taught as such in all medical institutions.

15 November 2022
Menopause and weight gain

I’ve been busy busy reading and disseminating the most current research papers on menopausal weight gain and metabolic rerangement in preperation for speaking at a practitioner confernce and, as always to be better able to help my clients unravel their health goals.

8 November 2022
Artificial Food Additives

In recent decades, our westernised lifestyle has led to the increasing consumption of processed foods. Processed foods often contain a mixture of non-nutritive ingredients, such as artificial food additives, flavourings and sweeteners used to improve or maintain the, freshness, taste, texture, or appearance of “food” products (debatable description ).

1 November 2022
Could poor vagus flow be the cause of your chronic constipation?

The vagus nerve is a fundamental component of the parasympathetic nervous system fondly referred to as our "rest and digest" pathway.
The vagus releases the neurotransmitter acetylcholine which modulates a number of processes that includes.... gastrointestinal motility!

25 October 2022

One of the most common triggers to drive a flare-up in Hashimoto’s disease (+ indeed other autoimmune disease) bringing up all those classic hypothyroidism symptoms, even when you're being treated for it; weight gain, low mood, constipation, anxiety, palpitations, hair loss is STRESS.

18 October 2022
Why do women become more prone to UTIs in perimenopause and menopause?

There are 3 interconnected mechanisms that work in harmony to prevent UTIs and other infections: Having strong defences, Developing additional resilience to this defence barrier, Increasing the artillery...

13 October 2022
Affiliate Mentoring Programme - what the 2022 cohort said

It's hard to believe that I am now approaching the last month in my Affiliate Mentoring Hub programme. I have been guiding 45 fabulous practitioners through the programme of over 200 hours of education and support: from the latest ‘must-knows’ in Integrative & Functional Medicine to developing clinical case taking skills, reviewing & discussing cases & understanding how to grow each business and attract the right clients. 

4 October 2022
Fructose in Food

A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down has never been more relevant in society! In fact the more sugar & esp hidden sugar consumed, you are fairly much guaranteed to develop fatty liver, the metabolic derangement of an increased waist circumference, raised blood pressure, triglycerides & cholesterol resulting in diabetes and heart disease & prescribed a catalogue of medicine!

20 September 2022
Top 12 Antidepressant Foods

23% of young adults are self harming as a result of being depressed. Anxiety and depression is ultimately caused by inflammation / disruption in pathways OUTSIDE of the brain. So why are we bombarding the body with mood changing medications that alter brain chemistry?

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